About Longreach and surounds
Longreach serves as the administrative centre for the Longreach Region and is home to the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame, Qantas Outback Founders Museum and Longreach Powerhouse Museum.
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As an iconic Region in Central Western Queensland Longreach is situated 700 kilometres from the coast, west of Rockhampton, and covers an area of 40,638 square kilometres.
The Region encompasses the outback townships of Longreach, Ilfracombe, Isisford and Yaraka and the entire population is approximately 4,300 people. The main industries are cattle and sheep production and tourism. You can travel to this unique part of Queensland by road, rail or plane.
Both Longreach and Isisford hold an annual fishing competition, attracting keen anglers from across Australia, in search of the famous ‘Yellowbelly.